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28779 is the zip code for

Sylva, NC

Also in this location:
Webster, NC
Dillsboro, NC
Cullowhee, NC

Total population
16,111
Housing units
8,828
Land area
(sq. miles)
107.31
Density
(people per sq. mile)
150.14
Water area
(sq. miles)
0.00

Demographic data for zip code 28779

Gender:

Male
7,839
Female
8,272
Median age
Male
40.10
Female
44.50
Gender

Households:

Total households
7,020
Family households
4,474
Nonfamily households
2,546
Average household size
2.26
Average family size
2.78
Households

Housing units:

Total housing units
8,828
Occupied housing units
7,020
Owner-occupied
4,927
Renter-occupied
2,093
Vacant housing units
1,808
Housing units

Age:

Under 5 years
906
5 to 9 years
920
10 to 14 years
870
15 to 19 years
803
20 to 24 years
996
25 to 34 years
2,056
35 to 44 years
2,044
45 to 54 years
2,247
55 to 59 years
1,226
60 to 64 years
1,217
65 to 74 years
1,561
75 to 84 years
904
85 years and over
361
Median age
42.20
Age

Race:

White
14,740
Hispanic or Latino
553
Black or African American
155
Asian
146
American Indian & Alaska Native
277
Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander
4
Other (One Race)
8
Two or More Races
228
Race
* Based on 2010, 2000 U.S. Census data

Economic data for zip code 28779

Employment status:

Population
(16 years and over)
13,742
Civilian labor force
8,231
Employed
7,738
Unemployed
493
Armed Forces
13
Not in labor force
5,498
Percent Unemployed
6.0%
Employment status

Commuting to work:

Workers
(16 years and over)
7,598
Car, truck, or van
Drove alone
6,386
Carpooled
919
Public transportation
(excluding taxicab)
32
Walked
44
Other means
38
Worked at home
179
Mean travel time
20.4 min.
Commuting to work

Occupation:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
7,738
Management / business / science / arts
2,624
Service
1,694
Sales / office
1,884
Natural resources / construction / maintenance
867
Production / transportation / material moving
669
Occupation

Industry:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
7,738
Agriculture / forestry / fishing / hunting / mining
67
Construction
928
Manufacturing
184
Wholesale trade
75
Retail trade
806
Transportation / warehousing / utilities
233
Information
51
Finance / insurance / real estate / rental / leasing
319
Professional / scientific / management / administrative / waste management services
550
Educational services / health care / social assistance
2,643
Arts / entertainment / recreation / accommodation / food services
1,160
Public administration
388
Other services
334
Industry

Class of worker:

Civilian employed population
(16 years and over)
7,738
Private wage & salary workers
4,904
Government workers
2,141
Self-employed
(in own not incorporated business)
693
Unpaid family workers
0
Class of worker

Income:

Total households
7,169
Less than $10,000
591
$10,000 to $14,999
528
$15,000 to $24,999
808
$25,000 to $34,999
1,073
$35,000 to $49,999
1,109
$50,000 to $74,999
1,638
$75,000 to $99,999
799
$100,000 to $149,999
508
$150,000 to $199,999
91
$200,000 or more
24
Median household income
$42,925
Mean household income
$50,147
Percentage of people whose income in the past 12 months is below the poverty level
13.0%
Income
* Based on 2007-2011 American Community Survey 5-year estimates

Public schools in 28779

Name & AddressPhone# of studentsFree lunchPupils per teacher
Fairview Elementary
251 Big Orange Way
(828) 586-28197622470.0
Jackson Co Sch Of Alt
3766 Skyland Drive
(Other/Alternative School)
(828) 586-432899490.0
Scotts Creek Elementary
516 Parris Branch
(828) 631-27404961690.0
Smoky Mountain High
100 Smoky Mountain Drive
(828) 586-217794122513.6

Universities and Colleges around 28779

NameAddressPhone
Mayland Community College - Main Campus
200 Mayland Drive
Spruce Pine, NC 28777
(828) 765-7351

Hospitals and Medical Centers around 28779

NameAddressPhone# of beds
Angel Medical CenterRiverview & White Oak Streets
Franklin, NC 28734
(828) 524-841159
Harris Regional Hospital
68 Hospital Road
Sylva, NC 28779
(828) 586-7000194
Haywood Regional Medical Ctr
262 Leroy George Drive
Clyde, NC 28721
(828) 456-7311133
Highlands-Cashiers Hospital190 Hospital Drive
Highlands, NC 28741
(828) 526-1200104
Julian F Keith Alcohol Center
201 Tabernacle Road
Black Mountain, NC 28711
(828) 669-3402110
Margaret R Pardee Mem Hospital
715 Fleming Street
Hendersonville, NC 28791
(828) 696-1000181
Mcdowell Hospital100 Rankin Drive
Marion, NC 28752
(828) 659-500065
Park Ridge Hospital
Naples Road
Fletcher, NC 28732
(828) 684-850198
PHS Indian HospitalHospital Road
Cherokee, NC 28719
(828) 497-916328
Spruce Pine Community Hospital125 Hospital Drive
Spruce Pine, NC 28777
(828) 765-420142
St Luke's Hospital101 Hospital Drive
Columbus, NC 28722
(828) 894-331173
Swain County Hospital
45 Plateau Street
Bryson City, NC 28713
(828) 488-401325
Transylvania Comm HospitalHospital Drive
Brevard, NC 28712
(828) 884-911188

Hotels, Motels and other accommodations around 28779

Hotel nameAddress# of RoomsLow rateHigh rate
Sylva Inn2807 U HIGHWAY 74 EAST
SYLVA , NC 28779
   

Restaurants, dining rooms and coffee shops in 28779

Restaurant nameAddressCuisinePhone
Arby's475 E Main St
Sylva, NC 28779
American, Fast Food, Sandwiches828-586-0220
Blimpie Subs & Salads160 Walmart Plz
Sylva, NC 28779
Fast Food, Healthy, Salads, Sandwiches, Vegetarian828-586-0942
Burger KingRd Webster Rd
Sylva, NC 28779
Fast Food, Hamburgers828-586-3867
Domino's Pizza29 Barnes Rd
Sylva, NC 28779
Pizza828-586-9400
KFC89 E Main St
Sylva, NC 28779
Fast Food828-586-6180
Lulu's On Main612 West Main Street
Sylva, NC 28779
American, Californian, Caribbean, Creole, Eclectic, Greek, Healthy, Indonesian, International, Italian, Mediterranean, Mexican, Nouveau American, Salads, Sandwiches, Seafood, Vegetarian828-586-8989
McDonald's39 Skyland Dr
Sylva, NC 28779
Fast Food, Hamburgers, Sandwiches828-586-2009
McDonald's1230 E Main St
Sylva, NC 28779
Fast Food, Hamburgers, Sandwiches828-586-2275
Subway Sandwiches & Salads253 E Main St
Sylva, NC 28779
Fast Food, Salads, Sandwiches828-586-4004
Taco Bell233 E Main St
Sylva, NC 28779
Fast Food, Mexican828-586-8108
Wendy's231 E Main St
Sylva, NC 28779
American, Fast Food, Hamburgers, Salads828-586-0428

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